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Take Five

You don’t have to be a scholar to find something fascinating to read, view or listen to at Kent State University Libraries. Recent online acquisitions include:

Dictionary of American Regional English (Harvard University Press) Did you know that snuff for chewing is called snooze in the Pacific Northwest and also goes by the name Swedish condition powder?

Early American Newspapers, Series 2, 1758-1900 (Readex) Read what the Tombstone Daily Epitaph found newsworthy on a random day in 1881.

Grove Art Online (Oxford University Press Online) View works of art from some of the world’s greatest museums and galleries without leaving your armchair.

Jazz Music Library (Alexander Street Press) Listen to never-before-released performances from the Monterey Jazz Festival, live recordings from great jazz venues like The Apollo and thousands of jazz artists from legendary record labels. (Access available to Kent and Stark campuses only.)

Women’s Wear Daily 1910-present (Proquest) Trace day-to-day news, opinion and socio-economic trends, from runway reports to beauty product reviews.

Explore these online collections (and more) at the library’s alphabetical list of databases: libguides.library.kent.edu/alpha

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